ACAS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. American Capital Sells Itself to 2 Companies

    May 24, 2016
    Prominent business development company American Capital (NASDAQ: ACAS) is soon to be no more. The company has agreed to ...
  2. Ares Capital (ARCC) to Buy Rival for $3.4 bln (ARCC, ACAS)

    May 23, 2016
    Private equity firm Ares Capital inks deal to acquire smaller rival American Capital for $3.4 bln in stock and cash.
  3. Financials ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (BIZD, ARCC)

    May 7, 2016
    Read an analysis of the best- and worst-performing financial equities ETFs so far in 2016, along with a look at the sector's ...
  4. Value Momentum Based on Book Value

    December 16, 2015
    Combining value and momentum can lead to favorable results.
  5. Top 3 Private Equity ETFs (PSP, PEX)

    August 12, 2015
    Discover some of the best-performing private equity exchange-traded funds and how these ETFs can help investors diversify ...
  6. 2 Things American Capital Wants You to Know (ACAS)

    May 11, 2015
    With seconds left on the shot clock in its plan to spin off some of its assets, American Capital (NASDAQ: ACAS) called a ...
  7. The End of American Capital Agency's Easy Money (AGNC, ACAS)

    April 22, 2015
    The days of easy money for American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) are over -- dead, gone, and unlikely to ever return. For ...
  8. Will Spinoffs Give American Capital A Pop?

    March 12, 2015
    American Capital shareholders have long awaited a plan to spin off the company's investments from its prized asset-management ...
  9. The Alternative Income Investment That Could Yield 44% A Year

    December 15, 2014
  10. 3 Companies Trading At A Discount Despite Stellar Earnings

    November 10, 2014
  11. Little Known Stocks And ETFs To Buy As Interest Rates Rise

    April 3, 2014
    The recent selling pressure in the business development company sector has nothing to do with actual fundamentals. For investors ...
  12. Is Now The Time To Buy These High-Yielders?

    March 26, 2014
    It may be just a coincidence, but soon after a key financial agency cautioned investors about the risks in business development ...
  13. 3 Reasons To Own Ares Capital

    May 19, 2011
    Business development company Ares Capital is a great investment for income investors interested in an equity kicker. Here ...
  14. Private Equity Providing Big Returns

    March 9, 2010
    Listed private equity firms have been burning up the market, but will their hot 1-year returns will continue?
  15. RiskMetrics Two Years After IPO

    March 4, 2010
    On March 1, 2010, MSCI announced it was buying RiskMetrics for $21.75 a share. We look at the winners and losers of this ...
  16. Five Dividend Darlings For July 24

    July 28, 2008
    Royalty income trusts can provide a much needed cash dividend to your portfolio. We focus on Permian Basin Royalty Trust ...
  17. Private Equity For The Public

    June 19, 2008
    Private Equity firm American Capital Strategies offers an impressive dividend yield for those waiting out the credit crunch.
  18. Apollo Has Yield for the Masses (AINV)

    March 22, 2007
    Apollo Investments is a Business Development Company (BDC) that gives investors another alternative to getting exposure to ...
  19. Public Private Equity (ACAS)

    November 2, 2006
    Publicly-traded private equity firms offer investors an opportunity to invest in an otherwise exclusive market.
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